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Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital and Engage Complete MEDITECH Expanse EHR Implementation

GLASGOW, Mont., April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH) in Glasgow, Montana has completed their implementation of the MEDITECH Expanse Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. Going LIVE with Expanse extends their EHR partnership with MEDITECH, which has been in place since 1996.

The choice of Expanse allowed the hospital to remain independent since other EHR vendors required FMDH to partner with or utilize the software from a larger host health system.  "This new web-based EHR platform will allow us to provide better coordination of care through our hospital departments and outpatient clinics," said FMDH CEO Randall Holom.  "Expanse provides us tools to better engage our patients and community for better health care."

In December 2018, FMDH reached out to Engage for consulting services to help them successfully complete the project and meet their goal of being live by April 2019.  Engage was brought on board to provide project management, acute & ambulatory clinical leads, acute & ambulatory revenue cycle leads, acute & ambulatory physician trainers, and end-user training.

"Engage was able to quickly come along side our staff and make an immediate impact," says David Nixdorf, FMDH Director of Support Services, "Within one month, we were able to successfully complete integrated testing and be on a path to a successful Go-LIVE."

Engage would like to congratulate Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital on their successful Go-LIVE of MEDITECH Expanse.

For more information about Engage's MEDITECH EHR services, please visit www.thinkengage.com or call us at (509) 232-8301.

About Engage
Engage provides complete IT solutions for hospitals such as EHR hosting & cloud backup, implementation, 24x7 service desk, and full MEDITECH support.  As a premier MEDITECH collaborative solutions provider and READY-Certified firm, Engage can help their clients achieve the best EHR possible and provide them with the peace of mind and freedom needed to focus on the business of providing the best care for their patients.  Call (509) 232-8301 or visit www.thinkengage.com for more information.

About Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital
The mission of Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital is to advance the coordinated delivery of health services guided with respect for the individual needs of our patient thereby improving the health of our regional community. Visit www.fmdh.org for more information.

 

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